Satvati, Sātvatī: 4 definitions


Satvati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sātvatī (सात्वती).—f S One of the four great divisions of the drama,--that representing the gentle and amiable sentiments or passions.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sātvatī (सात्वती).—

1) Name of one of the four dramatic styles; see S. D.416.

2) Name of the mother of Śiśupāla; न दूये सात्वतीसूनुर्यन्मह्यमपराध्यति (na dūye sātvatīsūnuryanmahyamaparādhyati) Śiśupālavadha 2.11.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sātvatī (सात्वती):—[from sātvata > sātvat] a f. See below.

2) [from sātvat] b f. a princess of the Satvats (Name of the mother of Śiśu-Pāla), [Mahābhārata; Śiśupāla-vadha]

3) [v.s. ...] ([scilicet] vṛtti q.v.) one of 4 divisions of dramatic style (expressive of ‘bravery, generosity, cheerfulness, and the marvellous’ ; it is of four kinds, viz. utthāpaka, saṃghātya, parivartaka, and saṃlāpa), [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra; Daśarūpa; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sātvati (ಸಾತ್ವತಿ):—[noun] a dramatic style expressive of bravery, generosity, cheerfulness etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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